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Over a hundred years ago, on March 8th 1917, women in Russia finally gained suffrage. It was a monumental step for advancing equality. The victory of March 8th was celebrated across the world and is now a national holiday in Russia. In 1975, it was adopted by the UN and became what we now know as...
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Sophie Hobson, Head of Communications for School for Social Entrepreneurs & social entrepreneur wellbeing expert, shares her advice for those who've fallen out of love with being the boss.
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Over the coming months, we’re sharing 7 lessons to help you. Inspired by ‘Is taking on debt, good finance? Lessons from those who’ve done it’, by Melanie Mills, we’re answering some of the most common questions we hear. In this post (the second of the series), we’re looking at why social impact...
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5 top tips for startup success, for social entrepreneurs on the journey to social investment, by Maarten Rooney - Co-Founder CEO of Singlify.
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New to the world of social investment? Over the coming months we’re sharing a series of 7 posts to help you. Inspired by ‘Is taking on debt, good finance? Lessons from those who’ve done it’, by Melanie Mills, we’ll delve deeper into her 7 lessons learned. Follow this series to help cut the wheat...
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When Carol Botten joined VONNE in 2014, she was asked to think about what more they could do to meet the organisation’s strategic aim to “support the sector to be effective, ambitious and enterprising”. After being appointed CEO in 2018, here she shares their journey so far:
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It’s been a whirlwind of a year here at Good Finance. This year, we’ve had over 63,000 users of the website to date, listed 62 investors and advisors and reached more than 1,000 people through events. And we gained a new team...
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Only one thing is certain when you’re a social entrepreneur: every month will be different from the last. You’re on a constant learning curve, whether your organisation is starting, scaling or shrinking. You feel like your to-do list is toppling over with tasks you’ve never had experience of...
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Considering social investment too often puts the cart before the horse. Here's how Access’ new Enterprise Development Programme is helping organisations like Primal Roots to take back the reins.
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Big Society Capital's new Engagement Manager, Katie Fulford-Smith, shares her first impressions of the social impact investing world and her introduction to Good Finance at Good Finance Live in Newcastle.
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Together with Good Finance, Vonne and Access - The Foundation for Social Investment, Big Society Capital was delighted to be part of the first ever Good Finance Live. It's aim was to provide a space where social enterprises and charities who were actively looking for capital could meet with a wide...